Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 3 months ago

LeBron to Odell Beckham Jr.: “You’re going to love it!”

Odell Beckham Jr.,When LeBron James arrived in Cleveland in 2003 as the first pick of the Cleveland Cavaliers it was a transcendent moment for the City of Cleveland and it meant a once doormat franchise was now thrust into the national sports landsc...

by Staff - 3 months ago

Free Minority Men’s Health Fair Nears

Dr. Charles ModlinThe renowned Cleveland Clinic Dr. Charles Modlin, one of the leading kidney transplant surgeons in the state, and head of the Clinic’s Minority Health Center, underscored how vital it is for African American youth and men to attend...

by Staff - 3 months ago

Blacks the hidden victims in latest college basketball probe

Photo Caption:File Photo: Gary Franklin instructing his Los Angeles based California supreme AAU team.Last year it was Adidas engulfed in a federal probe that sent shock waves through the world of collegiate basketball.The FBI case that is still ongo...

by Staff - 3 months ago

Village of Plainfield now enforcing Tobacco 21

Plainfield - On April 1, 2019 the Plainfield Police Department began enforcing the Tobacco 21 Ordinance that was approved on March 4, 2019 at the village board meeting. The modified ordinance expanded the definition of “electronic cigarette(s)” and...

by Staff - 3 months ago

JTHS reception honoring Jeff Pierson April 2

The Joliet Township High School Foundation invites the community to a special reception honoring long-time Board of Education Member, Jeff Pierson. Jeff is retiring from the Joliet Township High School Board of Education after dedicating over 17 yea...

by Staff - 3 months ago

Tracking election night results for the April 2, 2019

With the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election here, Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry wants to make certain Will County residents are aware of how to track election results on her website. The Election Night results are located on the County Clerk...